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Offline rpbrim

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What anti Virus
« on: May 04, 2009, 08:39:37 AM »
I have recently bought an Aspire One with linux Lite loaded, having 3 other computers running Norton I am in need of Anti Virus for this one. As this is a notebook for limited use I was looking at one of the free ones but cant get one to load fully,...... any suggestions welcomed thanks Rob

Offline Ricky

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Re: What anti Virus
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2009, 11:08:00 AM »
If it is linux then you do not need any antivirus, Linux is virtually free from Virus.
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Offline donk

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Re: What anti Virus
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2009, 01:33:47 PM »
I've read that the only reason for using anti-virus software in Linux is to avoid passing on viruses to Windows computers that you are networked to.  The viruses don't/can't affect the Linux machine.

Offline darshana

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Re: What anti Virus
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2009, 11:42:21 AM »
use clamav for linux

Offline rpbrim

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Re: What anti Virus
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2009, 09:26:00 PM »
Thanks for help guys